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    An interview was held on June 1995 with the American author “ David James “Dave” Pelzer . The interview showed all the audience the truth behind David’s childhood experience which he shared in his book “ Child Called It “ . Pelzer shares in this interview the reason behind writing this book , and what message Is he delivering to his audience . - Mr. Dave , “ Child Called It “ , the novel that you wrote which had an impact on most of the audience , and is considered your best and most successful book , what did it mean to you writing it ? - This memoir of my childhood meant so much to me , as it described the story of my life getting abused by my own mother . I wrote this novel to describe what happened to me in childhood , and also send a big thanks to my teachers who acted heroes at day five in march 1973 . -…

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    “A Child Called It” Book Review For my review, I am focusing on a book called A Child Called It by David Pelzer. I chose this book because while I was reading it, it spoke to me on many levels and made me feel more content with my childhood growing up. Pelzer is a strong person that writes about his horrific childhood living under his mother's roof and what he had to do to survive. Through this review, we will be looking at where it took place, writing style, characters, and the plot of the…

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    A Child Called It Essay

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    Dave Pelzer’s book, “A Child Called It” (1995), tells the story of a young boy’s struggle to survive. This paper will focus on the events that took place in the book, along with my personal feelings and the effect that this story had on me. “A Child Called It” is a story that impacted me both emotionally and cognitively. There were many points that caught my attention and had me wondering how nobody intervened. For example, the methods of abuse that Dave’s mother used on him were beyond…

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    A Child Called Noah

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    “A child called Noah” written by Josh Greenfeld a writer who records journal entries of his second son’s developmental changes, Noah Hiro. Noah is a child born on July 1, 1966 in Westchester New York to mother Foumi, Father Josh and Brother Karl. Noah seems to be okay until he stops talking at the age of two and withdraws himself from what is going on around him. Noah and his family experience many obstacles in trying to find out what really is going on with him. Noah’s dad lived in Green…

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    What is more interesting than reading about a person’s true life story with the events that they went through. The book A Child Called “It” is a biography written by Dave Pelzer about his life. It takes place in Daly City, California in 1973 at Pelzer’s home and school mostly. The main characters of the story are Dave, his mother Catherine, his father Stephen, his brothers, Mr. Hansen, Mr. Ziegler, the nurse, Miss Moss, and Officer Smith. Dave is the main character and author of the story. He…

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    “A Child Called ‘It’”, by Dave Pelzer, is a novel about the author’s fight through a disturbing and abused childhood. The novel starts with Dave telling us about the last day at his Mother’s house before he was rescued by law enforcement. At first, I could not understand why he started the novel with the end of his story, but after finishing the novel, it was clear to me that it was easier to read it knowing there actually was a light at the end of the tunnel. Pelzer’s story tells us what…

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    Back then I was more afraid of being held back and not moving on with the three of my friends to the next grade. I didn’t care about my grades anymore because I thought why bother even trying if I can’t even learn the material being taught to me. A Child Called It Dave Pelzer says, “Childhood should be carefree, playing in the sun; not living a nightmare in the darkness of the soul” (98). What Pelzer is saying is true, I greatly agree with what he just said, because everyone’s childhood should…

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    Summary The book “A Child Called It” is a very inspiring book. It is about a boy named Dave that is abused by his mother. Dave’s dad and mom are both alcoholics. His mom is the one that abuses him and doesn’t call him by his name. Instead she calls him by “it” or “that boy”. Dave was not allowed to eat with his family or play with his brothers. When he went to school the teachers had to hide the lunch because he would steal the lunches. He was not able to eat at his house ever and if he was…

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    A Child Called “It” Book Summary In the story, A Child Called It, a little boy searches for the love of a family that will love him forever. It is a book that can leave some emotionally scarred. The author Dave Pelzer wrote this autobiography about his traumatic experience with abuse from his alcohol addicted mother. When Dave was a young boy he had a family, and they loved each other. One day his mother started drinking, and became an addict. Dave was around six years old when the worst of it…

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    A Child Called “It” is an inspirational story that is written by Dave Pelzer. He gives the insight of his child hood and the struggle that he had to go through in order to live day by day. He talks about his family in an appropriate way that makes anyone understand the harassment that he was faced with as a very young child. Pelzer goes through many types of abuse that would have made any human break but he had the will power to stay strong and do what he needed to do to stay alive. Pelzer is a…

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